Friday, April 30, 2010

Bond 59416 Seymour-Walsh

59416. Sir Edward Seymour & 59417. Mary Walsh {Bond}

1529, Edward born in England, s/o 118832. Edward Seymour & 118833. Catherine Fillol.

~1530, Mary born in England, d/o 118834. John Walsh.

9/10/1547, Edward and his father at the battle of Musselburgh. Fought on the banks of the Esk, the Scots were routed: half of their 30,000 number were slain and half were captured. For his valor Edward the son received Knighthood at age 18. [Musselburgh 7 miles east of Edinburgh.]

4/26/1553, Edward successor to his brother John.

1554 [7 Edw VI], Edward obtained an act of parliament, “An act for the restitution in blood of Sire Edward Seymour, Knight”, which recites the attainder of Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset ; and and restores Sir Edward Seymour in blood (describing him as eldest son of the said Duke) so at to enable him to take any lands that may then after come to him, from any collateral ancestor.

9/6/1554 at Ely, Edward received from the King lordships and manors of Walton, Shedder, and Stowey in county Somerset.

8/22/1557, “Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford, son of the Duke of Somerset, Lord Protector, to Sir J. Thynne: … Besides business and money matters, the letters refer to the ruinous state of his house at Willphall …, his old schoolmaster with news from France and Flanders … the Queen’s satisfaction with her entertainment at Longleat …” (S) UKNA, Longleat House.

12/1/1558, “Acquittance from Sir Edward Seymour, knt., to Sir John Thynne, knt., for evidences relating to the manor of Bury Pomery, etc., co. Devon …”

1565, Mary died.

1566, “1. Thomas Jane, … 2. Edward Seymour knt. Premises: … in the manor and parish of Berry Pomeroy … “.

2/3/1572, “my son-in-law Lord Edward Seymour, my long gilt cuppe called my sack cupppe”, given in the will of Edward’s father-in-law.

5/18/1573, “Release by Thomas Walssh of Stowey, Co. Somers. Gent, to Sir Edward Seymour, Knt, Lord Seymour and Edward Seymour, Esq, Son and Heir Apparent of said Lord Seymour, of all his right in messuages …” (S) UKNA.

6/7/1577, “Exemplification of final concord. (1) Edward Seymour, knight, Lord Seymour, querent. (2) Amyce Powlett, knight and Margaret his wife, deforciant. Manor of Monckenzeale …”.

6/12/1577, Letters Patent ... granting licence to Edward Seymor Esq, (kinsman and next heir of John Walshe, late Justice of the Bench, decd, i.e., son and heir of Lady Mary Seymor, decd, daughter and heir of said John Walshe, which John held of the Queen in chief on the day of his death by Knight service) that he may immediately without any proof of age enter into all the tenements of said John Walshe in the Realm of England, Wales, or the Marches. (S) UKNA, Devon Record Office.

1581, “Quit claim. 1. Mark Slader of Bath, North Tawton, esq. 2. Edward Seymour knt., Lord Edward Seymour of Berry Pomeroy … Premises: … called Hayne.”

1583, Edward Sheriff of the county of Devon. [He held many other offices due to his position.]

1589, “Bargain and sale. 1. John Stephens of Denbury, yeoman. 2. Sir Edward Seymour knt., Lord Edward Seymour of Berry Pomeroy. Premises: …”

5/6/1593, Edward died; buried at Pomery.

9/20/1593, “Edward Seymour, Knight, Lord Seymour” seised of the castle and honour of Bury, and Bury-Pomeroy, and Bridgetown in Pomery, with the advowson of the church of Bury, the castle and honour of Totness, and manor of Totness, the manors of Cornworthy, Lodeswell, Huise, Monnockenzeale, Losebear, and diverse other land in Devon; the maonor and lordship of Mayden Bradley in com. Wilts, and a capital messuage, called the Lord Cheyne’s house, within the precincts of Black Fiers, near Ludgate in London.

(S) Peerage of England, Collins, 1812, P192. (S) UKNA.

Child of Edward and Mary:

i. Edward Seymour (29708), born ~1555 in England.

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